VIDEO: Latest "Maoyuu Maou Yuusha" Anime Preview

This winter's Spice and Wolf meets Dragon Quest meets Queen's Blade anime

Originally a story posted on message board 2Ch, Touno Mamare's macroeconomic fantasy Maoyuu Maou Yuusha (Demon Queen and Hero) found a publishing deal, already inspired five manga adaptations, and is heading to Japanese TV as an anime series this winter. The intriguing series reunites Spice and Wolf director, writer and principal cast, and brings it to an anime studio known for fanservice filled works like Queen's Blade: Rebellion




Ami Koshimizu (Spice and Wolf's Holo) is the Demon Queen, while Jun Fukuyama (Kraft Lawrence, Yukio Okumura from Blue Exorcist, Souta Takanashi from Wagnaria!!) plays the Hero, with Miyuki Sawashiro's (Kurapika in Hunter x Hunter, Suruga Kanbaru in Nisemonogatari)  - Woman Knight.



Chiwa Saito  (Madoka Magica's Homura)  - Senior Maid 

Haruka Tomatsu (Ichika Takatsuki in Ano Natsu de Matteru, Mashu in C) - Older Sister Maid

Nao Toyama (Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere's Margot Knight, Star Driver's Tiger Sugatame) - Younger Sister Maid

Cast also includes 

Hiroshi Kamiya  (Blue Exorcist's Mephisto Pheles, Natsume Yūjin-chō San' Takashi Natsume ) as Young Merchant

Misato Fukuen (Strike Witches' Yoshika Miyafuji) as Witch Woman

Banjou Ginga  (Fist of the North Star's Souther) as Old Archer

Daisuke Hirakawa as Winter Prince

Tatsuhisa Suzuki (My Little Monster's Haru Yoshida) as Young Soldier

Yuki Kaji (Durarara!!'s Walker Yumasaki) as Young Noble

 Takuma Terashima (My Little Monster's Kenji Yamaguchi) as Young Merchant

Shinnosuke Tachibana (Kamisami Kiss' Tomoe) as Shrewd Accountant

Cho (One Piece's Book) as Middle-aged Merchant
Shizuka Ito (Beelzebub's Hildaas Fire Dragon Princess
Masanori Machida as Mighty King
Mariko Fujiia as Queen of the Ice and Snow
Hiroki Touchi as  (Needless' Adam Arclight): as King of Midnight Sun
Eriko Matsui as Young Demon


via Moe Ota-News Sokuhō


Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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